Primary Science Knowledge and Understanding

Author: Graham Peacock
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526422719
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Now with online resources to support subject knowledge! Secure subject knowledge and understanding is the foundation of confident, creative and effective teaching. To help your students master this, the 8th edition of this established text now comes with a range of online resources available on the brand new companion website including: a comprehensive science subject knowledge audit reflective self-assessment questions per chapter a science subject knowledge checklist useful weblinks for primary science teaching You can use the science subject knowledge audit to assess your trainees’ progress and ensure they better understand their level of knowledge. Grading students' overall performance, highlighting areas for improvement linked to relevant chapter reading and the ability to share results with their lecturer, makes this the ideal science subject assessment tool. This 8th edition, covering the whole curriculum for primary science, has also been updated to include more on why science matters in primary schools and new content on ‘States of matter’, 'Rocks and soils’ and the 'Theory of Evolution'. New interactive activities are included to engage students in their learning and enable discussion. Using this book in conjunction with the free online resources really makes this the complete package for developing science subject knowledge.

Primary English Knowledge and Understanding

Author: Jane Medwell
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526413752
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The is the essential subject knowledge text for primary English that will secure the knowledge and understanding needed for confident, creative and effective teaching.

Primary Science Teaching Theory and Practice

Author: John Sharp
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526422778
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Covering all the important skills of teaching primary science, the book takes a focused look at all the practical aspects of teaching.

Primary Mathematics Knowledge and Understanding

Author: Ms Claire Mooney
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857250752
Format: PDF, Docs
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The essential subject knowledge text for primary mathematics. Secure subject knowledge and understanding is the foundation of confident, creative and effective teaching. The 5th edition of this popular text has a number of new features including a new self assessment section and M level extension boxes to provide further challenge in all chapters. References to the 2007 QTS Standards and the Early Years Foundation Stage are also included. With full coverage of the mathematics curriculum, and updated research summaries reflecting the latest thinking, this text is written to help trainee primary teachers develop and consolidate their knowledge of mathematics.

Primary English Teaching Theory and Practice

Author: Jane Medwell
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526413493
Format: PDF, Docs
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This is the essential teaching theory and practice text for primary English that takes a focused look at the practical aspects of teaching.

Primary Computing and Digital Technologies Knowledge Understanding and Practice

Author: Keith Turvey
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473995078
Format: PDF, Kindle
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What do you need to know to teach computing in primary schools? How do you teach it? This book offers practical guidance on how to teach the computing curriculum in primary schools, coupled with the subject knowledge needed to teach it. This Seventh Edition is a guide to teaching the computing content of the new Primary National Curriculum. It includes many more case studies and practical examples to help you see what good practice in teaching computing looks like. It also explores the use of ICT in the primary classroom for teaching all curriculum subjects and for supporting learning in every day teaching. New chapters have been added on physical computing and coding and the importance of web literacy, bringing the text up-to-date. Computing is both a subject and a powerful teaching and learning tool throughout the school curriculum and beyond into many areas of children’s learning lives. This book highlights the importance of supporting children to become discerning and creative users of digital technologies as opposed to passive consumers.

Primary English Audit and Test

Author: Sue Reid
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446298191
Format: PDF, ePub
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This popular, widely recommended, text supports trainees on primary initial teacher training courses where a secure knowledge and understanding of English is required for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). A rigorous and focused test enables trainees to identify their strengths and weaknesses in English. This test can be revisited at key stages in their course as a tool to monitor and evaluate progress. The fourth edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum, includes more information on expanding and developing a knowledge of English and is linked to the 2012 Teachers’ Standards.

Primary Science Audit and Test

Author: Jenny Byrne
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446298167
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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If you are a primary trainee, you must demonstrate a knowledge of science to be recommended for QTS. This popular, widely recommended, text helps you audit your knowledge of science and understand what learning you need to pass your course. A rigorous test helps you identify your strengths and weaknesses and can be revisited at key stages in your course as a tool to monitor and evaluate progress. The fourth edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum, includes more information on expanding and developing your knowledge of science and is linked to the 2012 Teachers’ Standards.

Primary Mathematics Teaching Theory and Practice

Author: Claire Mooney
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 147390708X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The essential teaching theory and practice text for primary mathematics. Covering the skills of planning, monitoring and assessment and class management, it relates these specifically to primary mathematics. With full coverage of the theory and practice required for effective and creative mathematics teaching, this text is an essential guide for all trainees working towards QTS. Throughout, practical guidance and features support trainees to translate this learning to the classroom, embed ICT in their lessons and to understand the wider context of their teaching. This 7th edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum.

Teaching Primary Art and Design

Author: Paul Key
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1844455424
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book introduces trainees and newly qualified primary teachers to the teaching of art and design in primary schools. It helps students gain an appreciation of what constitutes good practice in primary art and design and how they can go about achieving it. To meet the different needs of students, the book identifies varying levels of experience, creativity and confidence, and offers suggestions for applying these levels to the classroom. The book covers key areas of the art and design curriculum for Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, considering both their discrete and developmental characteristics.